Fast Facts

  • Originally went to Southeastern Louisiana University on a track scholarship before transferring to Lane College after one year to play football.
  • Drafted by the Houston Texans in the 2007 NFL Draft in the third round.
  • Named to his first Pro Bowl in 2012.
  • First player to score both a receiving and a return touchdown in a Super Bowl game, in Super Bowl XLVII in 2013.
  • Broke the record for the longest kickoff return in a Super Bowl, in Super Bowl XLVII in 2013, with a 108-yard return.
  • Appeared on season 16 of Dancing with the Stars, partnered with pro Karina Smirnoff.


  • Emily London-Jones — Mother
  • Jacoby Jones Jr. — Son


  • Attended Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA; Lane College, Jackson, TN


  • Birth Place: New Orleans, LA
  • Profession: Football player

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